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Wednesday, May 4, 2011
In April and May, volunteers from the United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County Board of Directors, Campaign Cabinet, Focus Areas, 2-1-1 of WNC, Hands On Asheville-Buncombe and staff participated in the video shoots for the 2011 campaign video. Thank you to everyone who came out and lent your star-quality to our video - we can't wait to show it in the workplace this fall!
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County held it's Annual Meeting Wednesday, April 27 at the Holiday Inn Biltmore West.The event was a reflection of United Way's work during 2010, connecting the dots between the needs in our community and our ability to do something about them through our investments in Education, Income and Health; between our strategies of Giving, Advocating and Volunteering and the power of collection action; between the success of our neighbors in need and our own success.We are all interconnected. What happens to our neighbors matters to us, and we have a stake in their success. That's why we work with the whole...
Monday, May 2, 2011
We are happy to announce that this year 2-1-1 of WNC celebrates 10 years in the 2-1-1 call system.  While United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County had provided community information and referral services through First Call For Help since the 1970’s,  it wasn’t until the switch to the 2-1-1 call system that this critical service became firmly established in our community.   Adoption of the 2-1-1 call system allowed: Simplified Access All our residents need to remember are three numbers - 2-1-1 - to access information about community resources. Increased Access 2-1-1 of WNC’s online database is searchable by any individual or service...
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Asheville Savings Bank has won the "Spirit of NC" award for their creative and ongoing committment to the work of United Way of Asheville and Buncombe County.  Asheville Savings Bank embodies the message of LIVE UNITED, not only by giving, but also through advocating and volunteering in the community.  View the press release.